Shabbat dinner c. Kfir Bolotin

Tel Aviv gears up to host Eurovision tourists for traditional Shabbat dinners in local homes

"Shabbat Shalom Europe! Come join us for a Shabbat Dinner". That's the message from Tel Aviv, the host of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. 
Inca trail train

Q&A: Is there a train service from the centre of Cusco City to Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail?

Up to now it has been problematic when travelling to Machu Picchu. On a busy touring itinerary around Peru, lots of long days of...
Biometric technology with british airways

High Tech Travel: BA customers using biometric technology on international flights

Waiting in long queues to board a flight may be a thing of the past. Facial recognition at airports is coming soon and British Airways is leading the way.
Shopkeeper in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourism – ‘Open for business’ – Updated

Sri Lanka Tourism said in a statement to the world that the country is open for business and that it is safe.
Big deposits and unfair cancellations to become thing of the past

Travel firms told: stop charging big non-refundable holiday deposits and unfair cancellation fees

Holiday watchdog, CMA, warns holiday firms against forcing travellers to pay large non-refundable deposits, or charging hefty cancellation fees.
Notre-Dame-de-Paris on fire

Notre-Dame: Fire ravages iconic cathedral in Paris

A fire has ravaged part of the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France's most famous landmarks.
Airplane seats

Delta’s seat initiative: Is this the beginning of the end for full reclining seats on short haul flights?

Budget airlines did it ages ago, British Airways did it last year. Now Delta Airlines are also ditching the recline button on 62 of their A320 planes.
Jet Airways

CAA confirms: Jet Airways suspends all international flights

The troubled Mumbai-based airline Jet Airways has had to cancel several long-haul flights due to financial difficulties according, to the CAA.

Hypersonic trans-Atlantic jet travel brings a one-hour trip from London to New York a step closer

London to New York in less than an hour? Hypersonic trans-Atlantic jet travel gets a step closer now that scientists have worked out how to stop the engine melting at 2,500mph

Sri Lanka visa pilot scheme: UK Tourists will have free visas on arrival from May 1

Sri Lanka was to roll out a pilot scheme for free visa-on-arrival for UK tourists and 30 other countries from May 1. The visa-free plan is on hold after terror attacks.

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